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JIRA for asset management: Overview

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 JIRA for asset management: Overview 2 JIRA for asset management: Inventory setup 3 JIRA for asset management: Workflow setup 4 JIRA for asset management: Reporting setup 5 JIRA for asset management: Physical implementation   IT organizations have the challenge of ensuring system uptime, supporting users, and managing inventory of both hardware and software. IT teams gain significant efficiencies

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This is a guest blog post from Bjarki Óskarsson of TM Software makers of the Tempo Plugin. In today’s fast-­paced business world, many organizations face the challenges of having their teams distributed in different offices around the globe. Effective communication among teams is vital for a business to succeed, but geographical distances often make it difficult to keep everyone on the same page. Connecting distributed teams, regardless of time and place, is possible with the agile solutions

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Webinar: How we share knowledge at Atlassian with Confluence Questions

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Imagine being able to Google the minds of your co-workers any time you have a question at work. Imagine never having to answer the same questions over and over again. We'll show you how we use Q&A to accomplish this in our upcoming webinar, How we do it: Sharing knowledge at Atlassian with Confluence Questions. Wednesday March 26th at 10:00AM Pacific Join us for 30 minutes to learn how Q&A extracts, surfaces, and retains the knowledge in your organization. You'll hear from Jeremy Largman,

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Insiders Webinar: Mastering the Confluence editor

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Update: Mastering the Confluence editor recording In our second-ever webinar for Insiders, we covered the ins and outs of using the Confluence editor. In 30 minutes we show both basic and advanced functionality that will help anyone from beginner to power user build useful, rich content – fast. You'll learn how to: Structure your content with page layouts Create simple and complex tables Link to Confluence content and external web pages Use macros to add dynamic content like a table

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Managing vacation days with JIRA and Confluence

Here at Atlassian, we love using our own stuff. And when we’re not busy building kick-ass new products, we’re usually off finding new ways to use our stuff internally. Recently, Jeff Sinclair, our IT portfolio manager devised a clever way to combine the power of JIRA Service Desk and Confluence to manage employee leave. "We were able to put together an awesome user input form that is miles better than what we previously had.” - Jeff Sinclair, IT Portfolio Manager The problem In January,

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Every team needs kick-ass code reviews

Developing software often involves teams of people working together. As the team grows from one, to two, to multiple people, challenges begin to creep in and rob the organization of creative flow. It becomes harder to maintain a continuous culture across different people. Engineering groups are especially prone to these challenges as code is routinely shared between many people throughout the organization. Code reviews help spread knowledge and best practices around code across the team.  In this

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